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Today at 03:51PM
Joe Kelly tagged by Twins, Red Sox drop opener 7-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Joe Kelly entered Monday's game looking as if he had things figured out coming off of two of his best performances of 2015.

Today at 02:24PM
AP sources: Brady's appeal wouldn't be heard by Wednesday

Two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press that Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal won't be heard by Wednesday's 10-day deadline.

Today at 11:16AM
Harsh winter puts proposed bobcat trapping season on hold

LYNDEBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) - This past year's especially harsh winter has prompted the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department to rethink a proposal to bring back the state's bobcat trapping season.

Today at 10:36AM
Letter: Behind the Ayotte ad

As I read through the Monitor recently, I saw a Kelly Ayotte full-page ad pretending to be a bipartisan announcement. Here was a smiling picture of Kelly, with the headline "Bipartisanship is breaking…

Today at 10:36AM
Letter: Spirit of Sunapee

A few years have passed since I stood with a couple hundred fellow New Hampshire citizens in the Sherburne Gymnasium in Sunapee. The occasion was the presentation by Rob Thomson, then director of the…

Today at 10:35AM
Letter: Invest in mental health

Have you ever noticed that whenever someone becomes a victim of suicide, the world around them seems to stop? Only then does everyone realize how important mental health is, because 90 percent of people…

Today at 10:35AM
Letter: Ayotte's Guinta problem

Dear Sen. Kelly Ayotte: Recently you condemned our president as living in an "alternative reality." Actually, since your becoming a U.S. senator, you have been quick to condemn virtually everything our…

Today at 12:46AM
Loudon man wants to build War on Terror Memorial

Preston Lawrence's vision for a War on Terror memorial in New Hampshire began in Vermont. Lawrence, a longtime Loudon resident and son of an Air Force officer, was visiting a friend who is buried at Vermont…

Today at 12:46AM
Minor earthquake felt in Concord area

A minor earthquake rumbled central New Hampshire yesterday afternoon about 2:12 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and could be felt in the Concord area. The 2.3 magnitude earthquake was centered…

Today at 12:45AM
Senate budget writers restore many cuts in House plan

With the benefits of more time and money, Senate budget writers are crafting a two-year state spending plan that restores many of the cuts made by their House counterparts in April. The Senate Finance…

Today at 12:45AM
N.H. hospitals say Medicaid expansion is working

The number of uninsured people showing up in New Hampshire emergency rooms continues to drop, a trend hospital officials attribute to the state's expanded Medicaid program. Under the plan lawmakers passed…

Today at 12:45AM
John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in N.J.

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie A Beautiful Mind, has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.…

Today at 12:17AM
Napoli homers again, drives in 4 as Red Sox beat Angels, 6-1

BOSTON - Mike Napoli might want to find that child that autographed his bat a couple of days ago and have him sign a few more. Napoli hit his fourth homer of the series - all with a bat he had a child…

Today at 12:16AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Golf results Steve Johnston and Jeff Towle took low honors in yesterday's Best-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a scorching round of 10-under par 60. Bill Krueger and Bob Mielcarz were a close…

Today at 12:16AM
Weston, Colgan to be inducted into NH Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame

Ryan Weston, formerly of Henniker, and the late Paul Colgan of Concord will be among seven inductees into the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame. Weston was a standout at Tilton School and Boston…

Today at 12:15AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

Golf Montgomerie captures Senior PGA Championship FRENCH LICK, Ind. - Colin Montgomerie answered two front-nine challenges with birdies, then pulled away, shooting a 3-under 69 yesterday to win the…

Today at 12:15AM
Want a selfie with Federer? Better think again

PARIS - Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory yesterday, an overzealous fan left his seat and approached the 17-time major champion right…

Today at 12:15AM
Ali-Liston - 50 years later

On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments…

Today at 12:15AM
Juan's World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS - His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Roger Penske called the driver in late 2013, when Montoya found himself without…

Today at 12:15AM
Hamilton reunites with Rangers today in unlikely journey

Josh Hamilton is getting another shot at redemption in baseball with an unlikely journey that has led back to the Texas Rangers. After leaving for a big free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels,…

Today at 12:15AM
Napoli puts a hurt on his former team

NAPOLI'S BIG SERIES Boston's Mike Napoli put up impressive numbers in the three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels: 5-for-9 (.556 average), 4 HR, 1 2B, 5 R, 8 RBI